The Great Guitar Techniques List

The Great Guitar Techniques List

Draw inspiration from this healthy mix of different amazing things about your guitar!



Alternate Tunings with Dave Doll (5:25)

Animal Sounds with Davidlap D (1:24)

Arpeggios with Justin Guitar (14:31)

(Arpeggio) Rolls with Peter Vogl (3:22)

10 Basic Lead Guitar Moves
with Jim Bowley (6:33)

(combining hammer-ons, pull-offs, trills, bending, finger rolls)
Trills with Howcast (1:02)

Bass-String Techniques
Alternating Bass with Orville Johnson (14:49)

Walking Bass with ZamarGeetar (4:24)

Capo Pro-tips with Dave Doll (5:48)

Chordal Muscle Memory Builder with Jody Fisher(5:13)

Classical Guitar Techniques
Baroque Ornamentation with Scott Morris (18:45)

Counterpoint with Ben Levin (5:07)

Double Stops with Redd Volkaert (3:45)

How a Talk Box Works with Raven Cliff (2:30)

Electric Guitar (only)
Divebombs with Tazzlyn (5:19)

Floyd Rose tricks & ideas with Aaron Mifsud (2:49)
Pick Scrape with Neal Walter (3:10)
Volume Swells with Mike (3:28)
Whammy Bar Techniques with Rob (9:08)

Eliminating Guitar String Squeak with David Youngman (6:38)

Fingerstyle (or left hand)
Beginner Fingerstyle & Intermediate Fingerstyle with me (8:34)

Clawhammer style with Steve Baughman (9:26)

Abanico with Free Flamenco Guitar Lesson… (7:18)

Alzapúa with Spanish Guitar School (3:54)
Golpe with GiveOrLooseIt (4:07)
Picado with Juanito Pascual (6:37)
Rasgueos with Jan Garcia (4:33)
Tremolo with Vahagni (4:57)

Flat Picking
Alternate Picking with Peter Vogl (5:37)

Carter Family Picking with Denny Sarokin (4:12)
Chicken Picking with Boo Reiners (3:41), with Johnny Hiland (1:12:34)
Cross Picking with Sean Ray (7:54)
Economy Picking with Dweezil Zappa (3:50)
Gypsy Picking
with Hank Marvin (3:36)

Hybrid Picking with Rob Schulman (4:09)
“Outside” and “Inside” Picking with Mark Wein (5:59)
Slide Picking with Florent Atem (3:46)
Snap Picking with Andy James (6:36)
Sweep Picking with Tazzlyn (8:49)
Travis Picking with Dan Danly (5:20), with Thom Bresh (1:06:48)
Tremolo Picking with Superstrat9999 (2:05)

African Guitar Style (not a lesson just really cool and unique) (2:46)

Bluegrass with Orville Johnson (25:21)
Bossa Nova with Gustavo Oliveira (7:50)
Chicago Blues with Mark Mamae (8:27)
Country Guitar with Kieron Bourke (6:04)
Delta Blues with Darren Watson (7:35)
Flamenco with Ben Woods (4:25)
Folk Guitar with Ben Zinn (11:17)
Funk with Marty Swartz (9:17)
Gypsy Jazz with Jeffey Paul Ross (13:27)
Hawaiian Slack-Key Guitar with Curtis Kamiya (7:22)
Heavy Metal with Simon Smith (12:40)
India Raga (Sitar-style Guitar)
with Swift Guitar Lessons (5:39)
Motown Guitar
with Ben Zinn (7:31)

Punk Guitar with Robert Bas (7:38)
R&B Guitar
with Cornell Dupree (56:53) **FIXED**

Ragtime (Blues) Guitar with Andrew Wasson (5:53)
Reggae Guitar with Tuff Lion (9:45)
Rockabilly Guitar
with Jim Weider (2:01)

Dobro Slide Guitar with Ed Dowling (2:53)

Lap Steel Guitar with Dave Anderson (4:52)

Harmonics (Natural) with Dan Epchinsky (4:13)

Harp Harmonics with Justin Guitar (9:09)
Palm Harmonics with PixxyLixxx (6:08)

Pinch (Artificial) Harmonics (squealies) with Carl Brown (8:05) *Updated*
Tap Harmonics with Carl Brown (8:22)

with Ben Higgins (3:39)

Strict Legato with Teknik Gitar (1:14)

Left Hand Muting with Dave Uhrich (4:57)

Palm Muting with Andy Collins (5:29)

Percussive Guitar
Adding Drum Beats to your playing with Skyx88 (2:03)

Slap Guitar with Guthrie Govan (3:11)
Thumping with Tosin Abasi (7:35) with Ben Eller (27:23)

Raking with Robert Renman (8:21)

Slide Guitar
Slide Guitar Basics with Jody Worrell (6:22)

Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Slide compiled by Bluesnoodler_

Staccato with Paul Gilbert (7:41)

5 Exercises to Improve Rhythm with Matt McCoy (9:38)
“Boom-Chika” Strumming with Jonathan Kehew (29:16)

Gypsy “Backbeat” Strumming with Andreas Oberg (4:04)
Palm-Mute Strumming
with CountryGuitarTeacher (4:30)

Punk Style Rhythms with youcanlearnguitar (15:44)
Reggae Style Rhythms with Steve Golding (3:09)
Scratch Rhythms with Andrew Dubrock (1:46)

Tapping with Lick Library (5:41)

2-Handed Tapping with Paul Gilbert (3:02)
8-Finger Tapping with Eric Snyder (3:45)
Atonal “Buckethead” Tapping with Retrowheels (4:55)
Glitch Tapping with Josh Martin (10:01)
Overhand Tapping with Kevin Kinnu (8:11)
Pick Tapping
with PitchfeverAcademy (3:26)

Under-Strum Tapping with Josh Martin (5:21)

“Violining” with Quist and Justin Guitar (14:57)

Warming Up
Stretching (Essential Hand Exercises) with GuitarLessons365 (9:00)
Wrist Stretches (from Aikido) with Melinda (3:32)

Guitar Related

How an Electric Guitar Works by Animagraffs

How to Change Your Electric Guitar Strings by fendermusical

How to Choose a Guitar Amp by wikihow

The Science of Electric Guitars by Showcaine

Guitar Wiring Diploma Course by Seymour Duncan

How to Adjust your Truss Rod with Will Kelly

How to Store and Travel with your Guitar with Dave Doll

How to Use your Guitar Settings by Cattledogcross

How to Make a Bottleneck Slide with Tony Furtado

How to Make a Fretted Cigar Box Guitar with NightHawkInLight

How to Make an Electric Lap Steel Guitar with Scrap wood City

Whats a “Shuitar”? with Jano Wix

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